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Sail Away - February 2006

by Sail Staff, Posted March 29, 2006

Wedding Bells

First Choice, the British parent company of Sunsail, announced the acquisition of Grand Expeditions, parent company of The Moorings, in early December. Both groups specialize in international leisure travel. Sunsail’s charter business will become part of Grand Expeditions, but Sunsail and The Moorings, along with Footloose, will be run as separate entities.

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Sail Away - January 2006

by Sail Staff, Posted March 29, 2006

Charter Cats

Thanks to the unusual nature of my job—I give thanks frequently—I’ve sailed on a lot of charterboats with (often) people I’d never met before in (sometimes) unusual weather patterns. It’s not unusual, however, that many of these boats have been catamarans, given the proliferation of cats in charter fleets worldwide. So I can claim a certain authority in

Autumn Bareboat Charter Specials

by Sail Staff, Posted June 16, 2004
Vacations Under SailNews and Information about CharteringHave a hankering for trade-wind sailing? Take advantage of milder sailing conditions in the Caribbean—to say nothing of reduced autumn charter rates. Call or check company Web sites for more details. Barefoot Yacht Charters (St. Vincent): 10 days for the price of 7; 20 percent

Saving Sandy Spit & Green Cay

by Sail Staff, Posted August 6, 2003
Caribbean sailors and locals alike—led by Jost Van Dyke musician and entrepreneur Foxy—have have spent 2003 raising funds to purchase and preserve the romantic islets of Sandy Spit and Green Cay, favored stopovers in the British Virgin Islands and easily the source of more Madison Avenue-fueled daydreams than any other outcropping of tropical sand and palm trees anywhere on the Blue

Texas: Coast of Eternal June

by Sail Staff, Posted June 11, 2003

Cruising Guides to the Texas Coast

The Boater's Directory, 11th edition, American Gulf Publishing, is "the Texas Gulf Coast's complete information guide for both the fresh and saltwater boater." This not only lists all the water-oriented businesses in coastal area, it provides reduced maps "borrowed" from the coastal chart series of the Corps of

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